Mangaluru, May 05, 2018: The First Additional District and Sessions Court as convicted a woman and her paramour in the case of the murder of the former’s husband on April 19, 2014 at Kalanje in Belthangady taluk.
The convict Rudresh (32) was serving as a forestor in Kalanja. It was said he had illicit relationship with Amita alias Devaki (42), wife of the victim Annayya Gowda. Both had hacked Annayya with an iron road following which Amitha had lodged a complaint with Uppinangady Police claiming t hat three masked men who had entered the house by breaking the back doors had murdered her husband.
However, police investigation revealed that she had lied. Police then took her to custody for interrogation when the truth came to light that they had eliminated Annayya who was a hindrance to their affair.
Puttur Circle Inspector Suresh Kumar had filed the charge sheet. A total of 36 witnesses were heard and 39 evidences including blood stained clothes were produced before the court.